Sensuous Spirituality | Out from Fundamentalism, Revised & Expanded (Mollenkott)

Sensuous Spirituality | Out from Fundamentalism, Revised & Expanded (Mollenkott)

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Affirming Holistic Sexuality

"Sensuous spirituality breeds concern for the well-being of the people and all the other creatures who are here on this planet at this time, and for the planet itself."
— Virginia Ramey Mollenkott

Sensuous Spirituality: Out from Fundamentalism, originally published in 1992, is about integration of sexuality and spirituality, social activism and personal peace, males and their "feminine" component, females and their "masculine" component, transgender people and full social appreciation.

Mollenkott discusses the Bible, the erotic, the gender continuum, the human imaging of God, procreative self-direction, interpretive communities, family-church parallels, and much more -- all in an autobiographical context and "generic feminine" language.

This revised and expanded edition features, in addition to a new preface and conclusion, nearly 60 new sources, new sections and discussions on numerous controversial issues regarding sexuality, gender and religion, and an index.

About the Author

Virginia Ramey Mollenkott is professor emeritus of English at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. She is the author of more than twelve books, and hundreds of articles about 17th Century English poets and biblical feminist and GLBTQI issues. The grandmother of three young women, she lives with her partner Suzannah Tilton in Pompton Plains, New Jersey. 

Paperback: 256 pages (6 x 9 in.)
ISBN 978-0-8298-1805-5